300 Norma initial testing

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  1. odoylerules

    odoylerules Well-Known Member

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    ES tactical
     
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  2. Elk Hunter 338

    Elk Hunter 338 Well-Known Member

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    According to the chart yes.. its three points slower than h1000. I'm actually going to test H1000, retumbo, rl33 and 570 side by side in my 300 rum 338 lapua improved to see exact gr per velocity gains. i shoot them all but never in an actual head to head comparison before.. I did have two loads for a 7rum/195.. built one with RET and one with 570 that were identical in drops out to 1200 yards ill see if i can find those notes. To me the 570 isn't worth the hassle of not available all the time unless you have/find enough to last say 1000 plus rounds and don't want to share with other rifles ha ha. I do shoot it in big stuff because of the density and its on my shelf for those rifles only.
    I do know its hard on throats and I can say it is super dirty from my experience and really if I can I shoot h1000 I will.. ha ha its not the fastest but dam you can count on it being exact every time, just like you can count on the Dems being complete morons!!
     
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    Elk Hunter 338 Well-Known Member

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    what does that DTA weigh???
     
  4. Remmy700

    Remmy700 Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    It wasn't that bad man I would think it was prolly in 14-15 lb range scoped. The one in my aviatar is my newest norma from Gap on a surgeon XL and she is a chubby girl. With that Schmidt on her prolly pushing 20, but man a pleasure to shoot and it shoots very well. And that KMW stock is easy to get behind. My favorite Norma yet I think.
     
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  5. Elk Hunter 338

    Elk Hunter 338 Well-Known Member

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    sweet build by the way
     
  6. odoylerules

    odoylerules Well-Known Member

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    So I went out and validated yesterday’s test. Yesterday the best vertical was around 89.5-90.0.
    Today I shot groups at 621 yards.
    N570
    89.6gr-3260 fps avg
    89.9gr-3263 fps avg
    90.2gr-3268 fps avg
    Sweet flat spot with an ES of 8fps over .6gr of powder.
    SD’s for all three were single digits.
    Groups were good with tight verticals of 3” or less.
    Orange dot is 2”.
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  7. Remmy700

    Remmy700 Well-Known Member LRH Team Member

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    Very nice.